WSBK »

WSS: Laverty beats Sofuoglu to Silverstone win

The tangle sent both riders barrelling off the circuit – and in Tamburini's case into the barrier - while Lascorz's bike would catch fire in the impact. The race was immediately stopped while Lascorz and Tamburini were taken to the medical centre, where it has been confirmed Lascorz is suffering from concussion and Tamburini has a broken collarbone.

Behind Laverty and Sofuoglu, Rea completed a magnificent run to third position on home soil, the 20-year-old recording his first WSS podium for Intermoto Honda in the process and cementing his status as a future British racing star.

He was comfortably ahead of Chaz Davies, the Triumph man making it a strong race for the local riders as he crossed the line in fourth place having overhauled Robbin Harms late on.

A strong race for a number of riders, Miguel Praia lowered his WSS best with a run to sixth on the second Parkalgar Honda, ahead of Matthieu Lagrive, David Salom and Massimo Roccoli.

Of the wild-card riders, British Supersport leader Sam Lowes crept into the top ten in tenth for GNS Honda, while James Westmoreland was 11th and Billy McConnell 13th. Alex Lowes, who had qualified as the best of the guest contingent, came off his Yamaha shortly after the start.




Related Pictures

Click on relevant pic to enlarge
Laverty, British WSS 2010
Laverty, British WSS 2010
Laverty, British WSS 2010
Laverty, British WSS 2010
Laverty, British WSS 2010
Lowes, Race 2, U.S. WSBK 2014.
Laverty, Race 2, U.S. WSBK 2014.
Tom Sykes - Kawasaki Racing
Rea, U.S. WSBK 2014.
Laverty, U.S. WSBK 2014.
Laverty, U.S. WSBK 2014.
Davies, U.S. WSBK 2014.
Lowes, U.S. WSBK 2014.
Laverty, U.S. WSBK 2014.
Laverty, U.S. WSBK 2014.
Davies, Race 1, U.S. WSBK 2014.
Davies, Race 1, U.S. WSBK 2014.
Rea, Race 1, U.S. WSBK 2014.

Join the conversation - Add your comment

Please login or register before adding your comments.

Although the administrators and moderators of this website will attempt to keep all objectionable comments off these pages, it is impossible for us to review all messages. All messages express the views of the poster, and neither Crash Media Group nor Crash.Net will be held responsible for the content of any message. We do not vouch for or warrant the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any message, and are not responsible for the contents of any message. If you find a message objectionable, please contact us and inform us of the problem or use the [report] function next to the offending post. Any message that does not conform with the policy of this service can be edited or removed with immediate effect.


cemo - Unregistered

August 02, 2010 10:08 AM

Brum, You can f*ck off you you jumped up, muggy little pr*ck. We're not talking about Miller, I'm talking about the blatant bias shown toward Laverty by the Brit commentary team. I agree, it was a racing incident. But had Kenan been the one who collided with Lascorz, Whit and Barnicle would have had the daggers out. They hate Kenan, as it seems most Brits do... Now go and take a lie down, preferably with a pillow over your face... c*ck!

jasper - Unregistered

August 01, 2010 6:54 PM

Everyone congratulates laverty on a great race, forgetting that he wiped out lascorz and tamburini big time with a really bad move at the start. These are the sort of crashes that end careers or worse. I am sure buckmaster will be quiet on this one



© 1999 - 2014 Crash Media Group

The total or partial reproduction of text, photographs or illustrations is not permitted in any form.